[texworks] what do the tab-width and auto-indent GUI mean?

kap4lin kap4lin at gmail.com
Wed Jan 13 21:23:20 CET 2010

On Tue, Jan 12, 2010 at 2:03 PM, Jonathan Kew <jfkthame at googlemail.com> wrote:
> On 10 Jan 2010, at 21:31, kap4lin wrote:
>> On Thu, Dec 10, 2009 at 1:57 PM, kap4lin <kap4lin at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> On Tue, Dec 8, 2009 at 10:20 AM, Stefan Löffler <st.loeffler at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> Hi,
>>>> On 2009-12-06 08:44, kap4lin wrote:
>>>>> Now, I am not able to figure out two of the settings under Edit >
>>>>> Preferences > Editor:
>>>>> 1. Tab width (32 pt) -- I don't see any changes when 8 or 16 or 64 pt
>>>>> is used? Is this the indent width? Pressing TAB always jumps 6
>>>>> characters in the editor, no matter what this value is.
>>>> Yes, this is supposed to be a tab size. Unfortunately, it currently
>>>> isn't working (thanks for noticing and reporting). I have just posted a
>>>> patch to fix this, though (see
>>>> http://code.google.com/p/texworks/issues/detail?id=89) which Jonathan
>>>> hopefully commits to svn soon.
>>>> BTW: It's supposed to read "px" instead of "pt" (this is also fixed by
>>>> my patch). And it's not generally 6 characters, as you can also work
>>>> with proportional fonts in the editor. It is indeed the amount it says
>>>> it is, e.g. 32 px.
>>> Ah, great. May be I should move to the trunk from the stable!
>> Sorry to dig this up. But was the patch never applied? I am running
>> the r541 from trunk. And it is still 'pt' w/o any effect!
> Thanks for the reminder; sorry, I forgot to apply this one. It's in there now.

Hey, the users keep the developers on their toes ;) Thanks.

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